As a gyneco-obstetrician I consider it of the utmost importance that the woman feels empowered during birth care and am in favor of vaginal deliveries. It is important to have patience during different phases of labor and so avoid unnecessary interventions.
During the last 20 years the medical technology has improved and the images we are able to get of our babies become more and more realistic and we are able to detect any fetal abnormalities in a timely manner. As a gyneco-obstetrician I believe it is important to have ultrasound scans throughout pregnancy and suggest women to have them done by a qualified professionals who have gone through a training specializing in certain phases of pregnancy.
So that both of them become informed and participate actively in their mutual process in which they develop ideas, reflect what they are going through and form opinions in order to be able to take responsibility and make their decisions.